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Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By jeffyjo
Re: Which G.L. Songs Make You Smile And Sing Along?

For me, oddly enough, the one song that can always make me sing along, loudly, is Dream Street Rose.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,643
Posted By jeffyjo
If Children Had Wings... also, oddly, Welcome To...

If Children Had Wings... also, oddly, Welcome To Try comes close... it leaves a lump in my throat.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By jeffyjo
I just bought it (my Wal-Mart put it out early). ...

I just bought it (my Wal-Mart put it out early).

Cash's voice is fragile, but it fits the mood perfectly. One of the best Gord covers I've heard.
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By jeffyjo
Do any of you ever hear Lightfoot stuff on XM...

Do any of you ever hear Lightfoot stuff on XM Radio? I don't, to be honest, and I wish I did. Maybe I'm just listening to the wrong station? ;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,505
Posted By jeffyjo
I have also completed the form. I'm interested to...

I have also completed the form. I'm interested to see what you think our answers prove/disprove, etc.

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,088
Posted By jeffyjo
substitute the word "Inspiration" for...

substitute the word "Inspiration" for "Athabasca", and all becomes clear.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,794
Posted By jeffyjo
Below is 10 non-Gord releases I think no music...

Below is 10 non-Gord releases I think no music collection should be without. Some obvious, some less so.

:)

Jeff

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The Anthology of American Folk Music
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,458
Posted By jeffyjo
Right now, probably Shadows and Old Dan's...

Right now, probably Shadows and Old Dan's Records.

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,212
Posted By jeffyjo
I can't see him doing Cotton Jenny. Something...

I can't see him doing Cotton Jenny. Something about the lyrics. :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,212
Posted By jeffyjo
We all know Elvis did For Lovin' Me and Early...

We all know Elvis did For Lovin' Me and Early Morning Rain. But... what other Gord songs should Elvis have done? :)

My votes, as of right now:

All I'm After
Same Old Loverman
If Children...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,644
Posted By jeffyjo
Actually, I'm a HUGE Elvis fan, and I really like...

Actually, I'm a HUGE Elvis fan, and I really like his version of For Lovin' Me. I also like to listen to the people who influenced Elvis, the original versions of cover songs he did, etc. And then,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,412
Posted By jeffyjo
As much as I love Gord... Out of all his albums,...

As much as I love Gord... Out of all his albums, there are exactly two songs I cannot STAND. One is Canary Yellow Canoe. The other is Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

I don't think CYC should have ever...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,077
Posted By jeffyjo
For some reason, the title "Circle Of Steel"...

For some reason, the title "Circle Of Steel" reminds me of a slave's collar. Or a wedding band.

Don't know why...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By jeffyjo
It seems to me to be a song that is so intensely...

It seems to me to be a song that is so intensely personal that it really CAN'T be explained. You know how sometimes, a songwriter or poet will write something that is very autobiographical, and he...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,668
Posted By jeffyjo
All the radio stations here, when they play...

All the radio stations here, when they play Wreck, seem to do the GG2 version, not the original. They will also play Sundown, and IYCRMM.

I like GG2 well enough. The new version of I'm Not...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,972
Posted By jeffyjo
I'm just that good. :) (Right now, though,...

I'm just that good. :)

(Right now, though, I'm listening to People Get Ready, Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions).

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2005, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,972
Posted By jeffyjo
A Painter Passing Through (the album). I really...

A Painter Passing Through (the album). I really like the title song and think the rest is sort of subpar. So I have to really be in a Gord mood.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,014
Posted By jeffyjo
I would love to hear "All I'm After", and "Same...

I would love to hear "All I'm After", and "Same Old Obsession". :)
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,562
Posted By jeffyjo
Actually, as much as I like WFY, the vocals are...

Actually, as much as I like WFY, the vocals are the most strained and mumbled of any of the studio CDs.
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,041
Posted By jeffyjo
Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

Canadian Railroad Trilogy.
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,661
Posted By jeffyjo
Exactly. It's the yearning and sadness that is...

Exactly. It's the yearning and sadness that is masked as optimism in "All I'm After". The harmonies build into "I think I've got it made", but at that very moment, you know he doesn't believe it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,370
Posted By jeffyjo
If memory serves, I bought Sundown first. My...

If memory serves, I bought Sundown first. My father always would say how great of a song Edmund Fitz was when it came on the radio, and I started to really like it. So I went to my local library and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,661
Posted By jeffyjo
And for me, "All I'm After" is what pushes the...

And for me, "All I'm After" is what pushes the album from A+ to A++.

Different strokes, I guess. :)

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,211
Posted By jeffyjo
I get Endless Wire stuck in my head a lot as...

I get Endless Wire stuck in my head a lot as well, actually.

In fact, if I'm alone, I will quite often find myself singing "down in the dark of a beat out soul there's a few good second hand...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,698
Posted By jeffyjo
APPT is OK, but sort of dull to sit through the...

APPT is OK, but sort of dull to sit through the whole thing. It leaves me feeling a bit empty at the end, as if it's an imitation of a Gord album. APPT is a great song, but the others I could take or...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2005, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By jeffyjo
When it's in stock, you can get it used for $9.99...

When it's in stock, you can get it used for $9.99 at djangos.com, my favorite used CD place. that's what I did. :)

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,861
Posted By jeffyjo
Hmmm. I guess: Dream Street Rose-'80 ...

Hmmm. I guess:

Dream Street Rose-'80
Shadows-'82
Salute-'83
East of Midnight-'86
Waiting for You-'93

I much prefer the later albums. The first four are right up there, and Waiting For You...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,372
Posted By jeffyjo
First, Old Dan's Records is a much better album...

First, Old Dan's Records is a much better album than Endless Wire. By miles and miles. :)

But yes, Endless Wire is something of a failed masterpiece. The emotional despondency, in the end, is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2005, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By jeffyjo
I can only hope so. :) I can see a very...

I can only hope so. :)

I can see a very rocked out "Edmund Fitz" if that happens. Gordon Lightfoot and Crazy Horse? ;)

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By jeffyjo
I couldn't carry a tune in a bucket. :)

I couldn't carry a tune in a bucket. :)
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2005, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By jeffyjo
With that slow rumble ballad voice he does? I...

With that slow rumble ballad voice he does? I think Dylan would be admirable.

Dylan could also do a good Shadows if he really tried.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By jeffyjo
It has been officially released both on the Birth...

It has been officially released both on the Birth Of The Dead release, as well as the Golden Road boxed set.

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By jeffyjo
I'm sitting here listening to it (checked a...

I'm sitting here listening to it (checked a country compilation out from my library). I have to say that it's not bad. I'm positive toward Glen's music anyway, but I like it. A little more...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,663
Posted By jeffyjo
I'm Not Supposed To Care

I'm Not Supposed To Care
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2005, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,295
Posted By jeffyjo
No good song really means only what it says. ...

No good song really means only what it says.

One of the things I like about Gord is the multiple layers of meaning.

Jeff
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